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Carl D. "Bud" Ferrel

March 27, 1931 November 23, 2019
Carl D. "Bud" Ferrel
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Obituary for Carl D. "Bud" Ferrel

Carl D. “Bud” Ferrel, age 88, of Council Bluffs, passed away at Jennie Edmundson Hospital on November 23, 2019.

Bud was born March 27, 1931 in Council Bluffs to the late Jesse and Eva (Skipton) Ferrel. He graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1949 and proudly served his country in the U. S. Navy from 1951 – 1955 during the Korean War. Bud served on the Council Bluffs Fire Department from 1954 – 1979, retiring as an engineer in 1979 and drove a school bus for Lewis Central Schools from 1971-2008. He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Omaha.

In addition to his parents, Bud was preceded in death by his step-daughter, Debby Barger in 1978 and great grandchild, Vivian.

Bud is survived by his wife of 45 years, Artis (Rowley) Ferrel; step-daughter, Cindy (Joe) Mirfield and their children, Will Chapman and Liz (Rusty) Lord; daughter, Carolyn Ferrel (Dale); son, Timothy Ferrel; daughter, Patricia Ferrel (Donnie Snipes), Brendan Ferrel; 6 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren; brothers, Dale Ferrel (Doris), Joe Ferrel (Lorraine); half-brother, Glenn Wilbur; half-sister, Sandy Wilbur Belt; nieces and nephews.

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5:00 PM 11/29/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 11/29/2019 7:00:00 PM
Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory

545 Willow Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Cutler-O'Neill Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Crematory
545 Willow Avenue Council Bluffs 51503 IA
United States

Funeral Service




11:00 AM 11/30/2019 11:00:00 AM
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

113 North 18th Street
Omaha, NE 68102

With military honors tendered by the American Legion Post #2. A lunch will immediately follow at the church.

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral
113 North 18th Street Omaha 68102 NE
United States

Memorial Contribution

Disabled American Veterans

Gary Sinise Foundation


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